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Tax commitment data/tax rate

Tax valuation information for Fiscal Year 2018 - 2019

The Assessment year is as of April 1, 2018
Current Tax Rate $19.38 per thousand of assessed value
Commitment date 7/9/2018
Due dates 1st: 9/14/2018; 2nd: 3/08/2019
Interest dates 1st: 9/17/2017; 2nd: 3/11/2019
Interest rate 8%
Certified Ratio 100%
Last date to appeal assessment 1/10/2019

Partial Exemptions:
WWII Veteran Maine $6,000
Widow WWII Non-Maine $6,000
Widow WWII Maine $6,000
Widow WWI Maine $7,000
Blind $4,000
WWII Veteran Non-Maine $6,000
Disabled Veteran $6,000
Vietnam Veteran $6,000
Homestead Exemption $20,000
Korean Veteran $6,000
Widow, Korean War $6,000
Widow, Vietnam War $6,000
Other War Periods $6,000
Paraplegic Veteran $50,000


Legal SourceDateDescription
36 M.R.S. §502 April 1 Tax Status of taxable property and all taxpayers is fixed.
36 M.R.S. §709 July 9th Assessor completes assessment and commits tax lists to the tax collector.
  By the 2nd week of August    Tax bills are sent out.
36 M.R.S. §505 Monday following tax due date ~ September  First installment delinquency date after which interest at the rate set by the City Council shall accrue on first half balance only.
36 M.R.S. §505 Monday following tax due date ~ March Second installment date after which interest at the rate set by the City Council shall accrue on second half balance only.